No. 9250. CASA C-212-200 Aviocar (N495CS c/n 195) Fayard Enterprises
Photographed at Louisburg Airport, North Carolina, USA, April 2009, by Ed Coates

CASA C-212 Aviocar

09/30/2009. Produced in 1981, the aircraft was first flown October 23, 1981 and delivered the following month to its first owner Executive Jet Aviation (EJA) at Basel, Switzerland, registered as HB-LNG. It was immediately leased it to Transair Suisse of Geneva, on January 1, 1982 it was leased to Fast Airways of Eelde, the Netherlands, returned to Transair on May 19, 1982. Subsequently it was leased to Air Liberia, of Monrovia, Liberia, in September 1983, registered as EL-AJF.

It returned to Transair on lease in May 1986, during the lease ownership was transferred from EJA to Industrie-Leasing, of Zurich, Switzerland, on July 3, 1986. By March 1, 1988, ownership was transferred to Transair, and from that date the aircraft was leased to LAM (Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique) of Maputo, Mozambique. From May 1995 it was operated for the UN for two years, thereafter it was seen in an all-white paint scheme in southern Africa, for several years, including storage at Lanseria, Johannesburg, South Africa.

On June 19, 2007, it was registered in the USA to Fayard Enterprises as N495CS, being reregistered to Fayard Enterprises LLC on September 24, 2008.

Created September 30, 2009